Ailing Governor Sullivan Chime Of Enugu State Arrives Nigeria - PM News, Lagos

By Eromosele Ebhomele

After over 130 days (4 months) of hide-and-seek concerning the health status and whereabouts of Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, southeast Nigeria, the governor who is believed to be sick, is back in the country.

He arrived Abuja this morning as confirmed by the state Commissioner for Information Chuks Ugwoke who further said he is expected in Enugu state later today and that preparations were on in the state to receive him.

Ugwoke, who made the confirmation through a telephone interview this morning on a Lagos-based television station, however, insisted that the governor went on vacation against the popular belief that he was treating cancer.

Governor Chime of Enugu State, arrives Nigeria this morning

The commissioner who made efforts to convince Nigerians during the interview, further defended the governor’s disappearance from the country, saying the Nigerian constitution did not specify the number of days a governor could spend on vacation.

“There’s no reason to hide why he was away, he went on leave, he was on vacation and the constitution does not state what time the governor must spend.

“You can use your vacation to do some other things. During his vacation, he had the advantage and opportunity to do some other things he deemed necessary,” the commissioner stressed.

He said the governor’s sudden appearance in the country had put paid to the falsehood being spread by the opposition in the state.

Ugwoke also denied that the state was paralysed because of the absence of Governor Chime.  According to him, the governor had handed over to his deputy, Sunday Onyebuchi, who had been acting in that capacity awarding contracts and keeping the state running.
He said the state Executive Council held six meetings since the governor’s absence against the popular belief that the acting governor was not in charge.

“People are entitled to their views concerning how the health status of the governor was handled.

“The good news is that the governor is back and we should refuse to go back to yesterday.

“He is in Nigeria. He landed in Abuja and we are expecting him in Enugu,” he said.

The Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Issa Aremu, who was in the studio when the commissioner announced the governor’s arrival, took out time to slam the state government for shielding the health status of the governor, who was believed to be treating cancer of the thyroid in a London hospital.

According to Aremu, no President of America goes on vacation outside America, “but here, in our cetenary, we are still battling to know where our governor is and you can see the commissioner trying to impress us here.”

He said many Nigerian leaders are travelling abroad while their counterparts in other countries are busy with development.
He described Nigeria as a miserable country.

“In 100 years, what have we learnt from even the colonialists who came here to turn Nigeria around?

“They built the railway from Lagos to Kano and years after, we are still trying to revive the moribund rail system,” he lamented.
 

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STOP ALL THE FALSEHOOD

I'm really surprised at the level of insincerity bottled up in our leaders. Any human can be sick,just as we get well,live or die. These are not shameful things so why must people continue to be lied to. We need to make our constitution stronger to enable us invoke relevant sections to remedy such pitiable anomalies.

I'm really surprised at the

I'm really surprised at the level of insincerity bottled up in our leaders. Any human can be sick,just as we get well,live or die. These are not shameful things so why must people continue to be lied to. We need to make our constitution stronger to enable us invoke relevant sections to remedy such pitiable anomalies.

There are too many Governors

Does it not cost Nigeria more to have 36 Governors with such huge expenses such as security vote, convoy, over-sea health trips..etc.

6 states will do.

Unless we like suffering and smiling.

commissioner...

How can u come n say such words to us like little kids...I guess u need a mobb action,and pls go n read more of the constitution b4 sayn such rubbish again..U might among the victims when the gov decides to shuffle..

repent

MR GOVERNOR WELCOME, PLS APPRECIATE ENUGU STATE WORKERS BY GIVING THEM 13TH MONTH SALARY [SULLIVAN MONTH] THEY DID NOT RECEIVE AT COS OF UR ABSENCE. AGAIN MAKE PARKLANE WHAT U SAW OVER THEIR SO THAT WE THE POOR WHO CANT TRAVIL TO LONDON CAN ASSES HEALTH CARE FOR THEIR IS A STREAM LINE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. FINALLY U A FAVOURED, WHERE YARADUE WENT AND COME BACK DEAD U WANT AND COME BACK ALIVE. JESUS LOVES U ,GIVE UR LIFE TO HIN.

What does the constitution

What does the constitution says about long time of absence

The return of Enugu Governor.

Ogamiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii.welcome back to the land of Enugu state, bt let mi tell you oga that thing that just happen i want to blive that is a mistake, mistake's wera made to be corrected so now try and correct that mistake, as you travel go flex for janki you don inform mi as ur landlord so now where you don come back. Oga no fakes o i don wait i no c u so i don carry u house keys give ur deputy quickly go now go meet him, so that him no go escap wit it .... Run... For further enquiries call the following number.08130326070

NIGERIA AS COUNTRY WAS

NIGERIA AS COUNTRY WAS CREATED ON LIE AND FALSE, SO THE LEADERS FOLLOWS SUIT

Thanks be to Almighty God dat

Thanks be to Almighty God dat our performing Gov is back alive and healthy. May God continue to grant him healthy living as He continue with His good work. For His haters and enemy of progress,its time u go and hug a transformer or try jumping into lagoon.

What The Constitution Said

Dear Mr Ugwoke,

according to the first schedule of the Nigerian constitution, chapter 1, paragraph 1, verse 1,

a governor is entitled to, in each four year term, to a total of 1461 days of vacation.

Re - S. Chime

I sometimes use to consider myself being a Nigerian as a disease. Look at the defense the whole Commissioner is putting as something we should believe. How can a whole Chief Executive not have time frame not to go on leave and number of days as well but others do. Where is the examplary life he is leaving. Atimes being a Nigerian oh no. Whole President, or Governor being away to no specific destination and whole reason after being saddled with mantle of leadership by the people and he will do whatever he feels like. No wander, they say Nigeria is a land where everything goes and anythning happens. Why not tell Nigerians the truth. This is happening as per the popular saying God dey. Where is the leadership. I use to say it, Nigeria's biggest problem is that we don't have leaders. Whether they like it or not, we don't have leaders. It has been so right from independence till today. If anybody is annoyed, that is the truth.

Selfish and illiterate leaders

Who are these illiterates given positions to lead?A commissioner will say such?Then it implies we are a moribond country if we don't allow simple reason.A governor is out for 120 days (4 months!!!!!) and a commissioner for 'disinformation' will feel free to highlight his ignorance?Even accumulated leave in a workplace is frowned at--who does the job?Let's speak the truth--our present leaders have failed to learn from the Yar-adua experience.Nigeria may one day become a 'taboo' to the committee of nations with the pace at which things are turning out--not a curse.

Power corrupts

This man definitely is sick, why the cover up? Sickness is not a sin, abi? These minions of government people can do anything to save their garri. Haba!

He' s Baaaaaack!

Welcome, Mr. Governor. We also pray and hope that Governors Suntai and Imoke will follow suit.

This is a generation that can't be fooled for long

What does the State Commissioner for Information want us to believe--that the Governor was not sick but was attending to some other business (state or personal)? So he needed three JOBLESS governors to visit him? For what?
Give me a brake and tell that to the winds. Get another set of lies. This doesn't work commissioner!

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